Final Exam Review - Final Exam Review Cancer is an umbrella...

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Final Exam Review Cancer is an umbrella term that refers to over 100 diseases that share two common characteristics: o An uncontrolled growth of cells o The ability to invade and damage normal tissues either locally or at distant sites What is the most successful cancer-screening test in existence? o 2 nd exam What is basic purpose of a phase II clinical trial? o Preliminary testing for effectiveness What is the function of the viral protease in HIV? Which cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide and which cancer has the lowest survival rate? What characterizes and AIDS diagnosis? What are therapeutic vaccines? Which two cancers account for the annual increase in childhood cancer rates? o Leukemia and Brain cancers Why are cells that line the intestines, stomach and hair cells affected by chemotherapy? Standard HIV test look for what in patient blood? o Antibodies9e Which two HPV strains are found in over 90% of all cervical cancer cases? Where inside of a cell is protein made? o Cytoplasm What is the link between cell differentiation and cancer? o The less differentiation the more likely you have cancer o The more differentiation the less likely you have cancer Which procedure reduces lymphedema in breast cancer patients? What causes the increase in risk for cancer when one smokes and drinks?
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course MICROBIO 160 taught by Professor Hamilton during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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